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The part options dialog for any part is to be reached from the score dialog after selecting the right part.

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Part-title

the title is used to keep track of voices.

Part-header

the label to show with the first line in a score (to hide all part-headers set text type

Abbreviation

a label to show near all other lines in a score.

Tuning

an (optional) text to display in single-voice part-extractions when printing a part for transposing instruments.

Top staff height

reserved extra whitespace above the staff.

Bottom staff height

reserved extra whitespace below the staff.

Nr-staff lines

Usually 5 lines. For percussion parts is will be set to 1.

Transposition

Transposition is the number of semitones a part is played higher than written

MIDI-channel

The midi-channel a voice is assigned to. Note that percussion and drums need channel 10 to sound right.

Volume

MIDI-volume (0-127) a part should start with (will be different when using dynamic markers within the tune.)

Pan

Panning (balance) or position in a stereo sound.(0=left, 63=center, 127=right.) See mixer for an easy way to set.

Bar-continuation

Number of bars that will be used for automatic (drum-part) 0 to disable. Note: setting bar-continuation to anything other than 0 will overwrite all bars with a repeated copies of the first # bars (still full of bugs)

Fingering Above

Default position for fingering is above the staff

Fingering below

Default position for fingering is below the staff

Easynotes

"Easynote" display; each note is drawn with a letter inside

 

Audible

Let a voice be audible on playback

Meter-accents

On playback give important notes extra accentuation (see dynamics)

Visible

Hide a voice from a score.

Break bar lines

Stop bar lines from running from top of score to bottom.

Curly-bracing, BreakCurlybracing, Bracing, BreakBracing

Settings to group bar lines with braces and/or curly braces.

Calculated

Take voice into account for layout without being visible

Only text

Use text from voice without showing the voice's notes

Separate notes

Separate notes instead of clusterize (old fashioned typesetting of sung music)

No bar lines

Hide all bar lines in this voice.

No rest staffs

Whenever a voice contains only rests for one staff line, hide the staff within the score.

Cue-size part

Typeset entire voice with cue-size notes

Sync-rest visible

If a voice is has less bars than other voices MusiCAD will usually make complaints. In a score these 'missing' bars will be padded using special rests, to allow normal score rendering.

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